Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
I was about 9 or 10 when I first read this book, and it was one of those books that I’ll never forget. 319 more words
Published by Harper Collins.
It is now 02.15 – early in the morning. Dark outside and cold. I have just finished reading this small book, having gone to bed with it, and then to wake to finish it some while ago. 268 more words
All throughout school, students are forced to read books for class; starting from middle school all the way through college. And whenever there’s an assigned book there’s always a handful of students who hate the assigned reading. 474 more words
I’m not sure if it’s only me but I don’t know a lot of people who (still) read novels. I started reading way back when I was in third year high school, when I saw my classmate (Hi Suzette!) reading a non-academic book during our break, back then there were no tablets and smartphones, and I got curious. 516 more words
Number the Stars is set in Denmark in 1943 during the German occupation, following the life of Annemarie Johansen who is a ten-year-old Danish girl. Throughout the course of the novel Annemarie and her family take in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, to help her and her family avoid relocation and escape Nazi persecution. 784 more words